You might want to try to look at your inf file and see if it is setup so
that it only runs at 54 mbit/s.
On Tue, 4 May 2004, Vasquez Vivas, Javier E wrote:
> Hi !
> I have a PCI card (wmp54g) which works under 54M, but it's supposed to wo=
rk great under 11M as well. Actually I have a 11M Dell router (802.11b), a=
nd under windows the drivers were working nice, I could always connect with=
out problems because the card can handle both protocols (802.11b / 802.11g)=
> When trying to configure the card under debian with the ndiswrapper (sour=
ce version, not debian package), it looks like I get everything working, bu=
t I can't get the ESSID to be set, and the reason seems to be that the card=
doesn't get to hook to the AP. When I do iwconfig wlan0, I noticed the bi=
t rate set to 54M, and so I tried to change it to 11M with iwconfig wlan0 r=
ate 11M, and although there was no complain, nothing happened since iwconfi=
g wlan0 provided the same information.
> My believe is then that the wrapper is not able to handle correctly this,=
so that it expects to work only under 1 protocol / bit rate (54M), when it=
's possible to handle 2 (11M as well since the card supports it as well as =
its windows drivers).
> Am I right in my appreciation? What can I do to solve this? Any hints?
> Javier El=EDas V=E1squez Vivas